Tim Hortons printing news tweets on sleeves in the UAE

OK. This is cool. Gulf News (the #1 English language newspaper in the region) is partnering with Tim Hortons to print breaking news on coffee cup sleeves. The campaign is the brainchild of Y&R Dubai, who claim they've increased website traffic by 25% and subscribers 1.5% [case study. video]. I have to admit, this is a … Continue reading Tim Hortons printing news tweets on sleeves in the UAE

Tim Hortons and the “Always Fresh Conversion”

As the result of a $2-billion lawsuit brought on (and lost) by a group of Tim Hortons franchisees we now have publicly documented details about Tim Hortons baking process. At the heart of the case, which began in 2008, is what the judge describes as the “Always Fresh Conversion,” a shift from fresh baking in … Continue reading Tim Hortons and the “Always Fresh Conversion”

Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 4 – Kik, Google Bikes, Shopping Blockage

Listen! [podcast]http://dl.dropbox.com/u/480185/podcasts/CanadianTechRondup-Ep4.mp3[/podcast] Kik booted off RIM devices RIM pulled Kik IM app after security concerns. Is RIM pulling an Apple? Google Bikes coming to Canada Google launches bike maps across the country. Not quite ready for prime time. 40% of large Canadian businesses actively block online shopping How will office drones get their shopping on? … Continue reading Canadian Tech Roundup – Episode 4 – Kik, Google Bikes, Shopping Blockage